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one company specifically targeting the bay area, samsung, building and hiring in silicon valley as we speak, and as you know, giving apple's iphone a run for its mobile money. but samsung has a much larger plan than just phones. it wants to be all over your house. >> the thing about this refrigerator is our system. >> reporter: like this refrigerator. not merely used to keep things cool. also used to keep you informed. >> our new refrigerator has a screen on it. you can use it as a baby monitor. maybe you want to look up recipes or listen to pandora while you're cooking. all that can be done. >> reporter: and while the company gave us a sneak peek into its next-generation mouse which you'll control with hand gestures, it also fired up its newest vacuum cleaner because when you think about devices communicating with wi-fi, you undoubtedly think about your vacuum cleaner, right? >> our new vacuum cleaner does have a camera on it. and you can control it from your samsung smartphone. so when someone spills the chips at my house, nobody get up. i'll just have the vacuum come out and we'll
to use state grants to help cover the cost. >>> apple wanted the judge to order samsung to pay more than $1 billion the jury already awarded. the judge did not address samsung's request to have it reduced. >>> in just a few hours we will see the newest blackberry phone analysts say the blackberry 10 could save its maker research in motion. previews say the software works well. the new phone reportedly also has the ability to keep personal and work identities separate on the same phone. the unvailing happens in new york at 7:00 our time. >>> wildlife workers are trying to solve a mystery in san francisco's mission district. earlier this month is a coyote was discovered in a backyard near cap and 18 streets. the animal was dehydrated, flee infested, and ten pounds under weight. they are trying to figure out how the coyote ended up there. one theory it hitched a ride in the engine department of a vehicle. >>> sal is on his way here. we want to update you on traffic this morning. take you out to highway 4 bay point. you can see already getting a little crowded. those people have a long commu
days target matches the price. this is effective immediately. samsung operating profit is add a record level of last three months of 2012 because of demand if galaxy phones and analysts say samsung benefited from slower than expected sales from iphone 5. and at&t says they sold ten million smart phones last quarter, a record. and the bill customers generate twice as much revenue as other customers. dow and s&p 500 are on the defensive today, we start getting earnings rolling in and that occurs later this morning with alcoa and silicon valley index which is higher. >> thank you very much. >> microphone caught leigh glaser and i talking about the ultra sound party. >> sell tickets. make a profit. >> but the fog is really dense in the not bay and now it is starting to push south into san jose. this is a live look with the visibility on the freeway and live doppler 7 hd is not picking up moisture. it will be a dry day today. we will check out the visibility down to seven mile visibility right now in san jose. you can see lesser amounts less than a mile at livermore and concord. the north b
significantly. so why fewer iphones? well, perhaps increased competition from samsung. samsung, after all, offers all kinds of different phones. but apple offers just one. cnet speculates maybe apple is just too mainstream these days. it's the phone of the parents instead of the cool teen babysitter. >>> shares in facebook quietly gaining. the company has a press conference tomorrow morning. we don't know what it's going to be about just yet. perhaps some new news on mobile advertising. but facebook stock has quietly turned itself around. it opened this morning at $31 a share. that's a six-month high. and deutsche bank gave it an upgrade, as well. we'll find out more tomorrow. back to you. >> scott, thank you very much. >>> it's been announced today, toyota was the world's top-selling automaker of 2012. the car company selling more than 9.7 million cars and trucks worldwide last year. general motors, which was the top automaker in 2011 sold just under 9.3 million vehicles, still pretty good. both companies seeing higher sales. but toyota's growth was larger, due in part to sales of its ve
. >> they like smart phones out there from samsung, from lg. so, the marketplaces in many ways caught up to apple. >> apple says it sold an iphone or ipad every 10 seconds during the holidays. the profit is made during the same quarter a year earlier. >> i switched to this samsung a year and a half ago. i used iphone two years but it's lighter, thin yes, screen is bigger. and i've been happy with it apple fans convinced there is no better technology. >> i've been with apple since the beginning. so... yeah. it's stream lined to use. >> the stock lost about a fourth of its values, the cash keeps growing estimated at $137 billion. the question is whether that can help it develop the next big thing or allow to it buy a prom yigs start up with a hot new idea ceo tim cook says the mission to keep making products people love. >> you can't base long term of a company based on one or two quarters. >> at apple headquarters, david louie, abc 7 news thank you. >> we're getting a dose of wet weather in the bay area, in many spots barely nouf dance on the streets. other places did get enough precipitation that
told californians that a new samsung r&d facility in north san jose will bringing in 5,000 new jobs. so let's go deeper here. samsung's original announcement back in august said the company's total investment and number of hires in san jose wasn't determined at that point. so today we confirmed with samsung, we called them up. they have not announced the number of jobs eat either meaning governor brown is using yet another figure that can't be backed up by data. i'm sam brock. that is today's reality check. >> a single protester interrupted the confirmation hearing for senator john kerry today. kerry is expected -- >> i'm tired. >> theresley is, kerry is expected to replace hockey as secretary of state. the interruption came just as he finished his prepared remarks to the senate foreign relations committee. he handled the protest by alluding to his own time as an anti-war activist. >> when i first came to washington and testified, i obviously was testifying as part of a group of people who came here to have their voices heard. and that is above all what this place is about. so i respect
overseas and emerging markets like china and india where samsung has made inroads as well as many other android-based devices that are cheaper some wall street analysts out there saying this could compel apple to make a lower end iphone in order to increase those sales. so that could pinch margins elsewhere so that's not an easy task ahead. apple is rebounding this morning. its shares are up about 1%. speaking of samsung, its galaxy line-up led to a 76% increase in profit in the latest quarter up to $6.6 billion. and according to strategy analytics samsung was the smartphone winner for 2012. sold 213 million smartphones apple in second with 136 million, nokia with about 35 million in third place. stocks off to a positive start today thanks to some stronger earnings, some companies like procter & gamble, kimberly- clark and halliburton. dow up 35, nasdaq up 16, s&p up 5 points back to 1500. touched that level yesterday and it's going to see if it can hold on for the first time since december of 2007. frank and anne, back to you. >> thank you, kcbs radio'
for the iphone 5 because of weak demand for the smartphone. the sales are slowing while samsung's share is increasing. here is another problem for apple, teens say it is no longer cool because adults like apple products but teens want the latest and greatest not a phone that came out when they were in elementary school. now a fix for the security flaw in java that. brother add warning from homeland security. 850 million people use java and this patch is not enough. those are the tech >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good monday morning at 4:42. the embarcardero in san francisco, the ferry build, still red and blue for the 49er would won. here is the thing, it is very cold out there. you cannot tell from the picture but we have frigid conditions. mike nicco will talk about how long before we warm up this week. >> in the news the corruption trail of six former city officials in the los angeles suburb of bell is underway this week. a 20-count felony complain was handed down against the former mayor and vice mayor and four city council member. an i
. >> samsung says global sales of its galaxy as smart phone has surpassed 100 million. >> samsung rolled out the first galaxy as models at the end of may 2010, scrambling to catch up with apple, which was reshaping the market. >> despite a late entry, samsung quickly caught up the cupertino firm and became the biggest more foam maker. >> galaxy s series achieved a milestone faster than apple. >> it took about four years wrap a cell 11 2 million iphone. >> a second fuel leak for bowens 787 streamlinerd- reamliner . japan airlines reported a fuel leak and inspection yesterday's. >> the aircraft quarterly was the same one that had a fuel leak in boston last week. >> japan's all nippon airways has experienced a filly, a cockpit when the crack and a computer malfunction in its 787 causing cancellations flights. the u.s. government said last week the 787 a safe to fly, though it lost the probe last week into the cause of their is problems very >> still ahead back on the ice the san jose sharks' head back to training will take you inside their practice >> good morning time ms. 4:14 on your monday m
and samsung continues today in a san jose courtroom. the two companies are fighting over patent and trademark infringement on several fronts. now, the hearing today could lead to a new ban on samsung products being sold here in the u.s. apple claims that 19 of samsung's devices, including the galaxy and note products, use eight apple patents and it's not being expected -- compensated. similar battles are being fought across europe. >>> sales in china may be down for kfc. this is after the chinese government started to support them with poultry. it expects a 6% drop in revenue in same sales stores there. sales in china had been expanding. >>> mcdonald's is expanding its test of a new menu tie tell. they could be adding mighty wings to its chicken offerings. they were tested successfully in atlanta and now chicago will get to try them. one thing that could keep them from going national is the increasing cost of wings. the prices have gone up on wings. >>> mcdonald's changing its name but only in australia. and only temporarily. the people of call it macs. it's in honor of australia day. [inaudi
generation smartphones. but sales figures say it's fallen behind samsung. possibly even lg worldwide. meanwhile, a federal judge says apple's ceo tim cook will have to testify about allegations apple entered a secret agreement with other tech companies not to steal each other's employees some years ago. this morning the former head of palm told reuterses that then-apple ceo steve jobs actually threatened to hit palm with expensive patent suits if it kept hiring apple executives. it's easy to forget it wasn't that long ago palm actually worried apple. they were very early to smartphones and nabbed a number of very talented apple leaders. back to you. >> scott mcgrew, thank you very much. >> thank you. >>> first came the fire and then the ice. >> that's right. this is what the weather caused. a chicago warehouse gutted by flames now just looks like an ice castle. it was so cold when firefighters were dousing the abandoned warehouse with water and it turned into ice instantly. this happened last night in chicago. a five-alarm fire ripping through the building. temperatures dipping to a
to phones, this is the 5.5" samsung out this year but we will see more big phones like this and phones that are bigger, maybe 6" smartphones at the show. >> paul, which companies do you expect to be the big winners or those to generate buzz at the show? >> well, i think samsung is a very big company and in a lot different areas. other trend stuff we will hear about more wireless connections particularly between smartphones and other things. case in point is this box, they are starting to use smartphones to interact with other devices better so this, for example, you can put it on top of the box and it will charge the phone and send music to the sound box. in cars you will see a lot about what is called smartphone interaction with the cars where the content is displayed on the car screen. those are some of the things we expect to see. >> a lot about the mobile. thank you, paul. can't wait to hear more. >> it is 5:26. neighbors watch in horror as a woman is deliberately set on fire and the man are searching for the suspect. >> president obama will make a nomination for the secretary of d
the best possible picture. phones like samsung and galax and lg and lumina 920 offer this feature. if someone ruins a shot by walking in on it you can remove them. >> tap what you don't want in the know to and the camera takes it away. on some phones can you set it to certain words like "cheese" and the camera takes the picture. ever miss a shot because you did not take it fast enough? the lg senses when your finger is about do snap a photo and takes multiple shots so you do not miss the moment. with smart 15s, getting smarter, you will have fewer excuses for taking a bad photo. >> consumer reports expected to see these features begin to show up on traditional cameras in the coming year. the samsung galaxy and digital camera allow you to combine the best takes of each person for multiple photos and combine them all into one picture. >> vacation photos about to get better. >> people could take photos at the maverick surf competition with the surfing world ready to descend on the san mateo coast. >> duped? or deception? the romantic hoax entangling a star notre dame football player
samsung announced fourth quarter profits of $6.6 billion. that is an increase of 76%. samsung says the popularity helped boost profits. galaxies outsold iphones for the fourth quarter in a row. it is the worst performing of all the asian markets so far this year. in contrast japan nikkei finished the year a three year high. checking in on the european markets all of them most of them are upright now. and our markets futures indicate a higher opening here in the u.s. as well. that follows decent gain for the dow jones up 46 points. s & p did cross 1500 yesterday. it might test that level today. >>> coming up. for the rebuilding process for hurricane sandy just starting in new jersey. homeowners want exactly what they had before may be in for a surprise. >>> good news for fans of star wars movie series. the new indications that episode seven may be in the works soon. >>> you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the mornings top stories that developed while you were sleeping sent straight to your cell phone every weekday morning at 6:00 a.m.. text the word wakeup to 70123. ♪ usi
they stop you. with the samsung galaxy ii from straight talk wireless. he'll get the same nationwide coverage for half the cost. let's see if he notices. of course. joe saved $950 a year, enough to buy some sweet pyro. straight talk wireless. same phones. same networks. half the cost. ♪ now, i'm stronger than yesterday ♪ >>> when britney spears got engaged about a year ago, everybody said it was a sign of newfound stability. but this morning, we have learned that they're breaking up. >> that's not her only breakup of the week. we're also hearing that she's bailing on her reality show. what's going on here? abc's rachel smith has the details. a busy week for her. >> indeed. a busy day. today, it's britney against the music. rumors were swirling about britney's departure from "the x factor." the pop star made even bigger news on the same day. take a look. ♪ all eyes on us >> reporter: this morning, all eyes are on britney spears, ending yet another relationship in heartbreak. the pop icon and fiance jason trawick, officially calling it quits, after nearly four years. britney said
is growing for inexpensive phones. >>> samsung asked the court to uphold its ruling on the galaxy cell phone. in october they refused to impose a ban on the sale. apple requested that ban. the trial is set to begin in march in san jose. >>> striking nurses took to picket lines today. nurses are at odds with administrators over pay, benefits and contributions to their healthcare plans. both hospitals called in replacement workers and are promising care won't be effected. >>> researchers received 2 grants from the bill and melinda gates foundation. one group received $12 million to investigate the impacts of antibiotics to children. >>> back now to our bay area weather. rosemary o -- rosemary orozco explained we will be cold. >> tonight going to be just as cold as we have been. outside right now beautiful. once you step outside, it can be cold at times. if it is breezy in your neighborhood it could be brisk. 51 degrees in oakland. 49 san francisco. 40s concord, east bay, temperatures are cooling off. 45 degrees in brentwood. 32 mount diablo. with the windchill 9 degrees is what it feels like.
for the smartphone. apple's shares are slowing and samsung's shares are growing. >>> there's a security fix for java. that prompted a warning from homeland security. the patch is available on the oracle website or your computer's java control panel. some experts say it's not enough. more than 850 million personal computers use java. both windows and macintosh. >>> and "zero dark thirty" raided movie theaters this weekend. this was the first weekend in wide release for the controversial drama about the osama bin laden raid. it hunted down the top spot with $24 million. "a haunted house" came in second with $19 million. and "gangster squad" took in $17 million. >>> when we come back, off the bike and into the hot seat. lance armstrong sits down with oprah to fess up. >>> and the golden globe moment that had everybody talking this morning, from bill clinton's special appearance to jodie foster's speech, straight from the heart. before copd... i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over
top recommend samsung 13" for $850. you can save money if you get a laptop with traditional touch pad and no such screen. testers found the pad works fine with windows 8 but it is not as intuitive. >> consumer reports named two non-touch screen laptops the best, the 15 itch ultra book and the 13" bioultra book. can you take the end withs 7 and switch it over to windows 8? consumer reports says that option is best if those whose current computer has a touch screen. you can download the free windows 8 upgrade to make sure your pc is compatible. >> we are discussing what is interesting, we are not seeing delays from san francisco international airport. >> although the fog is around the san mateo bridge. we will show you the san mateo bridge and 87 in san jose, look how thick the fog is running to the san mateo bridge. it is tricky. can you see -- cannot see the san mateo bridge. the fog is thick. if it moves north the folks at the san francisco airport will be concerned. here is a look at live doppler 7 hd showing how quiet is it as far as radar. we have a lot of moisture in the air and
with the older folks but the younger generation is all about samsung galaxy and losing facebook after a survey shows tumbler is more popular than facebook with the 13-25 and tumbler lets you use photos on a blog like platform. >> our time is 6:49. and we have word that president obama will hold a white house news conference at 8:15 our time and abc will carry a special report. experts say he will likely discuss upcoming budget battles with congress over spending and vice president biden's gun task force as we have been reports and they will come back with recommendations tomorrow and issues that president obama would like to tackle next in the second term suggesting immigration so keep ituned to -- keepit tuned and we will have it for you live. >> mike? how are the temperatures? >> first, the beautiful picture from mount tamien this morning looking down on the bay and nothing that the bay is more choppy than the last couple of mornings with a free in the foreground moving around at 2,800' and down to the surface in san jose, highway 87 you can see the palm tree behind the circle seven and that
attracted to buying microsoft or samsung products or android phones according to this marketing group. we plan on talking to consumers to see what has changed when it comes to apple. janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> it will be interesting. sal, what are you keeping an eye on now? >> 880 westbound is getting busier now that we are getting closer to the peak of the commute and on 80 from the carquinez bridge all the way down to the mcarthur maze traffic is not that bad but it is getting busier. when you go to the toll plaza, it has not filled inasmuch as i thought it would. this is maybe an 8 to 10 minute delay and it's holding steady and we are not asking for more thank you very much and it's holding steady there. we talked about 880 westbound coming through the vallejo area and we are also looking at the livermore valley which seems to be busy coming out of tracy especially getting into the main part of livermore. let's go to steve. >>> cloudy skies, brutally cold, great lakes and for us our cold pattern is coming to an end. in fact it has, some light rain, heard from ron
smart phones. in terms of market share to give you an idea, samsung, the operating system which is mostly samsung has about 70% worldwide. while apple, pretty pop pure lar here in the united states, worldwide, the ios operating system only about 20% market share. reporting live in the newsroom, let's go back to tori and dave. >>> 8:48. let's bring you up to date on some of the other top stories we're following for you right now. in san francisco, three people were rushed to the hospital after a truck, that truck, crashed into a building just hours ago. this all happened at 9th and brannan. the authorities say it appears a pickup driver hit a tow truck and crashed into the building. speed may have been a factor. >>> police are involved in sexual hazing at st. patrick's high school. >>> volunteers are fanning out across the south bay counting the homeless. ktvu's janine de la vega is live in san jose right now and tells us this count is crucial to getting federal funding, janine? >> reporter: dave, we've been trailing a team of volunteers you can see them right here as they are lo
by a jury. a federal judge rejected apple's request for an increase to the $1 billion samsung was already ordered to pay. the judge says the jury's decision was a reasonable settlement. the judge did not address samsung's request to reduce the award and a request for a new trial by both companies was denied. >>> a standoff goes on in alabama. dale county, alabama. a gunman holding a 6-year-old boy hostage since yesterday. police say the gunman shot a school bus driver, then kidnapped the boy. the bus driver later died. authorities say the man in his 60s was due in court today on a charge of threatening his neighbors. >>> well, back here at home, as sal has been telling you, a fiery crash this morning killed one person on eastbound 580 in livermore. there was a chain reaction crash involving four vehicles. the honda civic was rear ended. it was then rammed into the center median and then it caught fire. >>> in san jose police are busy investigating a suspected case of arson in the willow glen area. police say it appears someone threw a flammable liquid and then set it on fire. it was about
. >> it's also true they're getting much more competition from people like samsung and others. >> much more competition. and google, the samsung system has taken away the spot from the iphone both here in the u.s. and abroad overseas. >>> time now to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. benjamin netanyahu will be able to remain in power. a strong showing by more moderate rivals may force him to include them in his new government. >> the "houston chronicle" reports a suspect has been charged with a shooting at a community college, an argument escalated between two men when one pulled a handgun. he wounded the man and a maintenance worker. >>> "the washington post" says new federal rules would severely restrict medical research on chimpanzees. it would send all 450 into retirement. >>> "usa today" says existing home sales are expected to continue marching upward. last year's sales hit their highest level in nine years rising more than 5% in 2011. >>> "wall street journal" says some countries are waking up to the problem of tired workers.
to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, many were surprised. today taylor stood by a report of a $2 billion deficit, but added. >> the budget is in balance. >> reporter: the governor's plan shows fiscal discipline. >> we think he should be commended for the plan that he's put before the legislature. >> living within our means, paying town debt, and strengthening education are the right policy choices for california, and we're pleased that the analyst agrees with the governor's assessment. the biggest risk to our forecast or the analysts forecastcom could come as early as next months, and that's from washington d.c. and what the federal government chooses to do or not to do regarding the debt ceiling. >> reporter: he said if washington fails to act on the debt creel, the national economy could dip, throwing all of the numbers off. >> that's going to have a very significant effect on revenues in
by half. they have been losing ground to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, many were surprised. today taylor stood by a report of a $2 billion deficit, but added. >> the budget is in balance. >> reporter: the governor's plan shows fiscal discipline. >> we think he should be commended for the plan that he's put before the legislature. >> living within our means, paying town debt, and strengthening education are the right policy choices for california, and we're pleased that the analyst agrees with the governor's assessment. the biggest risk to our forecast or the analysts forecastcom could come as early as next months, and that's from washington d.c. and what the federal government chooses to do or not to do regarding the debt ceiling. >> reporter: he said if washington fails to act on the debt creel, the national economy could dip, throwing all of the numbers off. >> that's going to have
as increased competition from other companies like samsung. apple shares hit an all-time high of 705 when the iphone 5 was released. they have since lost about a quarter of their value. apple stock has lost 7% in just the last three sessions. >>> we have breaking international news now with a local impact. the 787 dreamliner is now grounded. the entire fleet of the 787 dreamliner is being grounded after a plane had to make emergency landing this afternoon in japan. no one was hurt in the latest incident. in the last if you weeks the 787 have experienced a wide variety of problems. in july debris falling from the engine of a 787 on a runway in south carolina started a fire that led to the airport being temporary shutdown. in september, the ntsb made two urgent safety recommendations to fix general electric engines which are used in dreamliners and other planes. ge, a part owner of nbc. last month united airliners dreamliner traveling from houston to new jersey made an emergency landing in new orleans when a power generator failed and just last friday an ana dreamliner in japan was delayed due to
screens from sony, samsung and sharp. cisco system applying cable networking to the internet.; y and a device transmitting air waives through your skull. >> and you may find biggest innovations this year in software. developers have been hard at work. crowds start networking someí., will exchange cards, others trade details using a map. >> we created bump to bump thumbs together to share information. >> now there is a new app called flunk. >> we thought it would be great. >> it let's you share photo was people you were with. >> you take photo was the phone. thought about flocking. then it sends you a notification saying you have five photos you took. do you want to share snem. >> results can be photos you might never have seen but idea is big yefr. bump is about what you intend to do, flock is about what your phone infirms you might want to do. >> we think it's a big trend. >> we've seen a handful of apps trying to guess your intentions like pass book or google now telling when you the next bus is coming. google now understands who you are, where you are. what you're likely to
. means beautiful picture. this is samsung's s 9 tv. it's 85 inches of beautiful 4 k resolution. looks like i'm looking at this animal. problem is they're not saying how much it's going to cost but it's coming out in march. other big thing everybody is talking about are thing that's work with your smart phone. talking about lots of things. refrigerator, vacuum and a fork this, is the happy fork. it work was the phone, the application will tell what you you're eating and the fork will vibrate if you're eating too fast. vibrating. see? it's vibrating. i'm a fast eater. and the last big thing at the show has to do with your phone but mostly has to po do with car tech. i'm going press this button. a car is going unpark itself, and come pick me up. guess what? no one is driving that car. this is coming from audi called piloted parking and prom yigs it before the end of the decade this, is joannea stern, abc news, las vegas. >> because we all need a vibrating fork. now what about the one that's we already have? coming up at 4:55 abc 7 news reporter has more on gadget fatigue, why people may
're showing off organic light emitting diodes, lg and samsung talk about 4k television. give it time and we'll all call it a better package. this tv is super thin with the slightly curved screen so everyone can see better. >> that's the best part with the five-degree curve. it opens it up for the audience. there's not a bad seat in the house anywhere. >> reporter: another trend, greener tv sets. scoring higher ratings with environmentalists. >> the whole manufacturing process from supplies to -- from cradle to cradle. from beginning to end. the designers considerate it, the engineers consider it and we make sure everything is easy to recycle, easy to take apart. >> reporter: big screen, big show. in the big picture,he tv making industry is getting a little thin. all right. thin and big. we also have a lot of smaller gadgets that don't get a whole lot of attention but they're cool. this you attach to your bicycle. you pedal and it generates energy. we have a lot of ultra books. you still see a lot of these hybrid laptop/tablet computers. this is a digital scale. it actually connects to your
of samsung galaxy s sport phones have set a record pace. they sold 100 million in the galaxy s series. as a side note there is a report that apple has cut its orders for the lcd panels for the iphone five due to slower than expected global sales as usual apple not commenting. >>> time now 6:52. a big announcement about the royal baby. when kate middleton's baby is due and how she is dealing with morning sickness. >>> a convenient store controversy in san mateo. the city council could make a decision tonight about a 7- eleven that has drawn protests from neighbors. six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> time now 6:55. later today two men due in court to enter p
of samsung's offerings, and what apple is offering with the iphone have closed a little bit. i think that's closing in on the cost deferential. >> i like the droid personally. it works. i have a 4g. it's thin, the screen is bigger. >> reporter: many have larger screens and lower price points and have some consumers seeing android as the new hot product, with iphones being old news. >> kind of like it's over. i hear that conversation at the gym. a lot of people seem to be more about wanting to use the droid. >> i think apple really does need to talk about what it's price point strategy is going to be for the iphone going forward. >> reporter: there have been some speculation that apple would release a lower priced iphone later this year, but the ceo did not address that in this conference call. jana katsuyama, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> another silicon valley company, netflix reported an unexpectedly big profit today. the news sent shares up 33% to $137. the company's own executive said 4th quarter earnings exceeded even their own expectations, not to mention wall street's. meantime, wall s
companies have upped their game, like samsung, not out building them but matching them device for device. but the biggest threat is the loss of steve jobs himself it's been nearly a year and a half since his death. many worried the company has lost its creative genius. >> apple was very much steve jobs. we saw apple lost its way once before in the 80s. they left apple for deed and they brought steve jobs back and the company once again was focused on products and innovation and consumer needs and consumer tastes in ways that it hadn't been before. the real question is whether apple can helply indicate the mind of steve jobs. >> how does someone know what they want if they have never even seen it? >> with that movie, the real life story still unwritten, whether apple can continue iten vent the next big thing before anyone else and before consumers realize they even want it. >> that was abc news reporter bianna reporting. apple could be coming out something knew. the insider reports that the company has filed for a puttent on an unusual new shoe that can tell you when it's time to replace
. >> samsung. >> next thing, man. >> reporter: turns out wall street is also wondering about apple. apple stock now at $502, has dropped $200 since september. it came after "the wall street journal" reported that apple cut orders for parts on its iphone 5 because of weaker than expected demand. >> we look at it as a bit of a letdown, obviously. it's not great that this has happened. we thought this device would be the biggest seller. >> reporter: apple is declining to comment ahead of its earnings due out in ten days. it was just 15 months ago the founder and ceo steve jobs died but apple's current ceo, tim cook, was defiantly confident in a recent interview with nbc's brian williams. >> don't bet against us, brian. don't bet against us. we are constantly innovating, we are constantly looking around the corner. we constantly want to make the world's best products. >> reporter: it is a very tough field. ask blackberry. the shelf life for anything tech cool is about three to six months and globally samsung is expected to sell more smart phones this year than apple. cnbc's tech reporter john forte
and taiwan companies for price fixing flat panel screens. samsung is being ordered to pay a total of $23 million in the case. they must repay $27 million touchy niece customers. it's a -- chinese customers. >>> japanese stocks soared in the first day of post holiday trading. it's first reaction to the resolution of the u.s. tax increase worries. all the other asian pacific markets lost a half percent overnight. they are trading slightly lower as well. taking a look at our numbers, of course the jobs report for the month comes in in just about 10 minutes. all the markets were done a bit yesterday. right now the futures indicate a slightly mixed opening, but it's really going to change probably when that report comes in and we'll bring you that in just a little bit. >>> time now 5:20, don't look in the mirror, but the battle of the bulge is being lost. who's being blamed for america's obesity epidemic. >>> and san francisco's sutro baths have been drawing big crowds, the free little attraction that everyone's coming to see. [ male announcer ] subway has so many heart-healthy and delicious
will start to sell iphones in china. that would be a big move for apple. it's expected that samsung this year will sell about 100 million more smartphones than apple on a global basis. >> stock market getting off to a solid start after a winning session yesterday thanks to a decent start to the fourth quarter earnings season. the dow is now up by 44, nasdaq gaining 17. s&p higher by 6 points. nice day for apple at the start. it's up by 1%. frank and michelle, back to you. >>> the tosca cafe got an angel in san francisco. two time academy winner sean penn stepped in. tosca has been around for 92iers but the owner had a lot of trouble paying rent. he was evicted. when penn heard it was going under, he got a group behind three new york restaurants to sign a 10-year lease on the property. >> it's neat that there's -- you know, there's a community out there that can help save this bar. it's rooted here for so long. >> tosca will be closing though for some renovations after the liquor license transfers and it's expected to reopen within the next few
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